BUNN Mourns Loss of Veteran Employee

QSR.com reports that beverage equipment company and DDIFO Sponsor Bunn-O-Matic Corporation is sad to share that Neal Robinson, senior vice president of global projects, passed away Monday.

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GE Capital, Franchise Finance Provides $2.15 Million to Domino’s Pizza Franchisee

Martket Watch, GE Capital, Franchise Finance recently provided $2.15 million to Pizza Project, LLC, a Domino’s(R) Pizza franchisee. The facility included a $1.45 million term loan for the acquisition of existing Domino’s units as well as a $700 thousand development line of credit for the development of additional stores throughout the San Francisco, CA area.

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DDIFO Announces Franchise Owners Hall of Fame

Nominations for inaugural inductees are now being accepted. As Dunkin’ Donuts was thrust into the spotlight during its recent IPO, the company’s strong history of franchising was also put center stage. As it looks toward further expansion, Dunkin’ Brands is again relying on its roster of experienced, hard working and well-capitalized franchise owners to carry the ball.

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Personalized, Hands-on Service Is the Key at Bederson & Company

When it comes to enlisting accounting and financial consulting services, you want to choose a well-established firm that offers a wide range of services and that has a solid background working with franchises. You also want to know that you will be treated as a priority, receiving all of the personalized attention you need and deserve. Look no further than DDIFO Sponsor Bederson & Company, LLP.

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New DDIFO Membership Coordinator Thinks National, Acts Local

In May, DDIFO’s new membership coordinator began his efforts to grow membership one franchise owner at a time. With seven years experience managing political campaigns, along with nearly 25 years of work in sales and marketing, Mitch Kates is no stranger to the power of organizing people to work toward a collective goal. “I understand…

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Joan Gould Joins the DDIFO Team

DDIFO President Jim Coen has hired Joan Gould to fill the new position of Sponsor Coordinator. Joan has more than 17 years of experience in sales and marketing as well as a background coordinating promotional events and trade shows. In her new role, she will help grow the Sponsor program and make it more successful.

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DDIFO Welcomes New Board Leadership

DD Independent Franchise Owners have a new chairman of the board. Daniel Connelly received the majority in a recent vote of board and roundtable members. Connelly has been a member of the DDIFO board since 2009 and works as Director of Business Development for JCM Franchise Development, LLC

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